Take Atheism seriously. Stop theists from flagging posts on atheism pages.
  • Petitioned Mark Zuckerberg - Facebook

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Mark Zuckerberg - Facebook

Take Atheism seriously. Stop theists from flagging posts on atheism pages.

    1. Hal Helmboldt
    2. Petition by

      Hal Helmboldt

http://www.facebook.com/zuck

We are petitioning you to take a stand against other Facebook users who troll or visit Atheism Facebook pages and flag atheism posts. When atheists mention that “no god exists,” those posts get flagged by theists, which causes Facebook’s automated system to ban or disable many atheists accounts without provocation.

We are petitioning you to begin taking Facebook Atheism pages seriously, and to stop all Facebook flagging capabilities on ALL Atheism pages, and allow ONLY those who are the atheism administrators of their own page to flag and ban users from their own page. Only an atheism page administrator should be allowed to flag or ban a user from their own atheism page. The current automated flagging system is unfair, as many theists indiscriminately flag atheists simply out of spite and hatred toward atheists for not believing in a god. The ability for theists to flag atheists on atheism pages needs to stop immediately.

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    1. Reached 50 signatures
    2. An important question was asked. I responded:

      Hal Helmboldt
      Petition Organizer

      Question: "I agree, but in the meantime can't the owners of the page just block them so then they wouldn't be able to access the page at all? Like an individual can block another individual?"

      Answer: No. On the Atheism page, ( http://www.facebook.com/nogods ) theists plot ahead of time (off page) and come onto the Atheism page in a deliberate "flagging campaign" to disable or ban atheists from their own page. Atheists accounts go down, often banning them permanently from Facebook. They have to create a new account, then go through the entire theist troll blocking process over, and over, and over again. Not only that, but every positive contribution that the (now banned) atheist has made (photos, posts, important information and links) is also deleted forever.

      This happens quite frequently. No one knows when theist trolling/banning campaigns will strike. No one can stop it in time. Atheism pages need protection from theists on atheism pages.

    3. Thank you!

      Hal Helmboldt
      Petition Organizer

      The petition you signed, what is this petition all about?

      Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO and creator of Facebook, is an atheist.

      This is a petition in protest of theists posting religious nonsense on pages that are created for atheists, who then spam the atheism pages, trying to persuade atheists to take up an unwanted product, and then flagging atheists through the Facebook automated flagging system when atheists refuse or disagree with the attempted persuasion on their own page, which inevitably disables or bans atheists’ accounts on their own page.

      It is time for Mark Zuckerberg (an atheist) to take atheism seriously on Facebook. Please sign this petition and share it! -- Thanks!

    4. Reached 25 signatures

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    Reasons for signing

    • Ian McNamara LIMERICK, IRELAND
      • over 2 years ago

      I'm sick and tired of Facebook blocking me for making innocent comments while conversing with christian fundamentalists, who when are faced with undeniable facts, choose to report me to Facebook.

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    • Jessica Kolano PITTSFORD, NY
      • over 2 years ago

      I support free speech

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    • Louis du Plessis TABLE VIEW, SOUTH AFRICA
      • over 2 years ago

      Theists do not have the right to discriminate agianst atheists

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    • Duff Means STERLING, VA
      • over 2 years ago

      Religious freedom includes the freedom to NOT be religious.

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    • Jamie McNicoll SUTTON, UNITED KINGDOM
      • over 2 years ago

      signed because what people believe determines how they act. Religious fanatics hijacking legitimate contributions is wrong and needs fixing.

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